Penny J Kendall | Christian Life Coach » Empowering God's Women to Live ON MISSION

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It had always been a challenge to raise our six children on a minister’s salary but we were on an especially tight budget at the time. We were only a few weeks away from our planned departure to our new mission field in Siberia, Russia. We were living in a teen-insy two bedroom house with the few […]

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Do you ever feel like things are a bit unsteady; like the earth is quaking under your feet and everything in you wants to run away in panic, even though there is nowhere to run? Do you ever feel like your heart will beat out of your chest — your breath quickening and your mind reeling? Do you ever feel […]

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Many years ago, when my husband and I were first married, we attended a weekend retreat that was designed to strengthen our marriage through better communication and understanding. It’s been more than 30 years since that weekend but I’ll always remember a very important thing that we learned there … Feelings are NEITHER RIGHT OR WRONG ~ they […]

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Simply put … my life can sometimes feel a bit crazy! A few years ago a friend of mine taught me how to make a crazy quilt. These kind of quilts date back to the Victorian Era. This is a technique in quilt-making where irregularly-shaped pieces of fabric are sewn together to form a collage of colors and textures. These pieces […]

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I was one of those home-school pioneers. I began my home-schooling career in the early 80’s before it was accepted by more than a few and while it was still outlawed in several states. When I embarked on my adventure, there was only one textbook publishing company who supported those interested in teaching their own children or would even […]

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Ever had to have an “identification review”? You know, one of those moments when your child’s tears roll, when he insists on his own way, when she stomps her feet and makes her demands — that moment when you don the mom look, meet the eyes of your child and proclaim a reminder of who you are to them? A conversation […]

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William Shakespeare said “Expectation is the root of all heartache”. At the risk of sounding argumentative toward one of history’s great writers and philosophers — I humbly DISAGREE. Don’t get me wrong. I think it’s absolutely true that we often place unrealistic expectations on ourselves  and not being able to live up to the picture we […]

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My family and I have been greatly blessed over the years to have been able to share in the lives of some very special people. Our mission work has taken us to some far-away places, to people that have made an indelible impression on my heart and have taught me more than I would have […]

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